November 1, 2016 (LaGrange, GA) —- Dermatology Solutions Group is pleased to announce that Garin D. Barth, MD, has joined our growing group of exceptional dermatologists throughout the southeastern United States. Dr. Barth and Certified Physician Assistant, Amy Ward, practice in LaGrange, Georgia at 1605 Whitesville Road. Dermatology Solutions Group, LLC, a healthcare management company based out of Panama City, Florida, currently manages dermatology practices: Dermatology Specialists of Georgia, Dermatology Specialists of Alabama, Dermatology Specialists of Florida and Dermatology Specialists of Mississippi.
Effective December 1, 2016, West Georgia Dermatology Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Laser Center will be Dermatology Specialists of Georgia. “I am proud to be joining this group practice with physicians and offices in close-by Columbus and Auburn,” commented Dr. Barth. “I, along with my caring and knowledgeable staff will continue to provide the same friendly, affordable, high quality medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatological care that our patients have come to expect only now under the name Dermatology Specialists of Georgia .”
Board-Certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs surgeon Dr. Barth has been practicing medicine since 1989 with the last 22 years in private practice. Since 1994, he has served LaGrange as the first full-time Dermatologist to reside and practice in the LaGrange community. Dr. Barth and his staff have made every effort to bring state-of-the-art therapies to the area while always striving to provide comprehensive and cost-effective dermatology care to patients of all ages. Dr. Barth stated, “I am proud to have been embraced by this community as a provider of health care here — an area characterized by excellent physicians, wonderful fine arts, beautiful lakes and gardens and some of the most enjoyable patients on the planet. I look forward to continuing to treat patients with the operational management support of my new group practice.”
Chris Brooks, CEO of Dermatology Solutions Group, says, “We are thrilled to be partnering with Dr. Barth, an outstanding physician who shares our top priority of patient care. Our company is physician-owned, so we understand the challenges that are facing Dr. Barth and other specialists today. We also know managing an efficient and effective practice demands extensive resources to successfully operate in an ever-changing healthcare environment. We are glad Dr. Barth partnered with us to better provide him with the time, technology, and tools needed to best care for his patients.”
ABOUT GARIN D. BARTH, MD
Dr. Garin Barth is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon with a special interest in cosmetic laser surgery. He graduated with honors from the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C., and received his medical degree in 1987 from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. From 1987 to 1990, Dr. Barth completed his residency in family practice at Self Memorial Hospital in Greenwood, S.C. Dr. Barth then received one year intensive specialty training at the highly acclaimed residency program in dermatology and dermatological laser surgery at the Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, Wisconsin.
He completed an additional two years in the dermatology residency program at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, completing the program as the Chief Resident from January through June 1994. In September 1994, he attained board certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and was elected as a Fellow to the American Academy of Dermatology. He is also a Fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery and a member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons, the Georgia Society of Dermatologists, the Atlanta Dermatological Society, the Medical Association of Georgia, and the Troup County Medical Society.
After establishing his practice in LaGrange in 1994, he brought the first cosmetic surgical laser to LaGrange and one of the first in Georgia. Since 1991, Dr. Barth and his staff have performed thousands of procedures with more than ten different cosmetic surgical lasers. Dr. Barth remains actively involved in continuing education to allow him to stay abreast of the newest techniques and technology. Dr. Barth has been recognized as an expert in his field and has lectured to and trained many practitioners. He has also enjoyed educating the public, recognizing the importance of public awareness and patient education.